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There are 7 ways to get from Exeter to Ashton in Makerfield by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Wigan North Western

£109 - £334

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Bus  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham New Street Station to Warrington Interchange Uk021

£15 - £20

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Train via Cardiff  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Earlestown

£126 - £180

Drive  •  3h 53m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Ashton in Makerfield 238.9 miles

£35 - £55

Fly from Exeter, train  •  4h 55m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Earlestown

£58 - £300

Train, train to Southampton, fly  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Earlestown

£112 - £378

Train to Newquay, fly, train  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Newquay
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Manchester (MAN) NQY - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Earlestown

£82 - £217

Exeter to Ashton in Makerfield by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Exeter and Ashton in Makerfield is around 5h 47m and covers a distance of around 261 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 39m. Operated by CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast and Arriva Merseyside, the Exeter to Ashton in Makerfield service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Ashton-in-Makerfield, St Thomas Church. Typically 67 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 47m
Fastest journey time:
4h 39m
Journey distance:
261 miles
Services per week:
67
Cheapest price:
£109
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:25
Last service departs at:
20:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Ashton in Makerfield train, walk and bus schedules

Exeter → Ashton in Makerfield
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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Ashton in Makerfield is to bus which costs £15 - £21 and takes 8h 33m.

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The fastest way to get from Exeter to Ashton in Makerfield is to drive. Taking this option will cost £35 - £55 and takes 3h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Ashton in Makerfield. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at North Florida, Andover Road via Birmingham New Street Station and Warrington, Bus Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 33m.

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The distance between Exeter and Ashton in Makerfield is 195 miles. The road distance is 238.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Ashton in Makerfield without a car is to train which takes 5h 28m and costs £100 - £340.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Exeter to Ashton in Makerfield, including transfers.

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Exeter to Ashton in Makerfield bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter Sidwell St station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Ashton in Makerfield is to train which takes 5h 28m and costs £100 - £340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £21 and takes 8h 33m.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Exeter to Ashton in Makerfield bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Warrington Interchange station.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Ashton in Makerfield.
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  • Distance: 195.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 28m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Ashton in Makerfield, England?

You can take a train from Exeter to Ashton in Makerfield via Birmingham New Street, Wigan North Western, and Wigan Bus Station in around 5h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Ashton in Makerfield via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Birmingham New Street Station, Warrington Interchange, and Warrington, Bus Interchange in around 8h 33m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £320
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £130
Flights from Newquay to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £360
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £320
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £130
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £600
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newquay to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £260
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £95
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£12 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £28
Train from Exeter St Davids to Newquay
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £90
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £95
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Manchester Airport to Earlestown
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
tfw.wales
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Earlestown
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£19 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£23 - £35
Train from Manchester Airport to Earlestown
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£13 - £19
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £80
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £80
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £26
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Birmingham New Street Station to Warrington Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Ashton in Makerfield is 239 miles. It takes approximately 3h 53m to drive from Exeter to Ashton in Makerfield.

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Blue Islands Limited and Aer Lingus offer flights from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 328+ hotels available in Ashton in Makerfield. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Exeter Airport is to line 56 bus which takes 25 min and costs £2 - £3.

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